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Business

  • Two businesses announce expansions on Lincoln Boulevard

    Two Hodgenville businesses, Family Dollar and Physical Therapy Associates, are planning to expand on Lincoln Boulevard.
    Representatives of the companies announced their intentions to the LaRue County Board of Adjustments Monday in a special called meeting.
    Adam Levitt, a development project manager for The Hutton Company, said the company plans to build a new store at 876 S. Lincoln Blvd., beside McDonalds.
    Hutton will then sell the building to Family Dollar, Levitt said.

  • Chamber begins search for new director as Davis seeks other opportunities

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce is in the hunt for a new director after current director Jessica Davis resigned this month.
    Davis’ husband is finishing his degree at Western Kentucky University, where he has to take six classes during the upcoming semester. Moving to Bowling Green, where WKU is located, was something the couple and their daughter “just needed to do,” and Davis will pursue other career opportunities there.

  • Hardin County Water District #2 wins award

     The American Water Works Association Kentucky-Tennessee Section has presented the 2012 Award of Excellence for Distribution System Operations to Hardin County Water District No. 2.

    The award was presented at the Water Professionals Conference in Memphis, Tenn. on July 10. This was the first year that AWWA considered distribution systems for the Award of Excellence distinction.

  • Balltown nursery hopes to expand

     Balltown’s MVP Garden Center, just outside New Haven, has plans to expand, and to make it easier for customers to enter and exit the property.

    But first, the Joint City-County Planning Commission and Nelson Fiscal Court will have to approve a zone change application for a 0.6-acre property adjacent to MVP.

    The property owners, Charles Richard Bryan and Thomas Frederick Newton, appeared alongside MVP owner Michael Mattingly at a planning commission public hearing Tuesday evening to explain their application.

  • City restaurant association organizes

     As a restaurant tax in Hodgenville approaches final approval, a group of restaurant owners has decided to organize.

  • KSP accepting applications

     Kentucky State Police will begin accepting applications for its next traditional, 23-week cadet class on Aug. 1. The class is scheduled for the summer of 2013. Additional information and testing dates will be announced at that time.

  • Food Service Inspections

  • BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU: Warning, malware

     Hundreds of thousands of Internet uses may lose their online access on July 9 and Better Business Bureau is urging all consumers and businesses to run a quick and easy diagnostic test to see if their computers are infected. The FBI’s DNS Changer Working Group at www.dcwg.org can detect the malware and explain how to fix infected machines.

  • Legal Aid Society offers classes in July and August

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in July and August. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.
    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation. For Ask-A-Lawyer clinics, call (502) 614-3716.

  • Hodgenville man buys Raywick business

    The former Susie's Bottoms Up has been sold.
    On June 13, Chris Gribbins of Hodgenville signed a deed of conveyance to purchase the business on KY Hwy. 84 (Main Street in Raywick) for $80,000 from the Fifth Wheel Bar and Grill Limited Liability Company.
    Susie and David Riggle signed the deed as members of the Fifth Wheel Bar and Grill LLC. The deed was filed with the Marion County Clerk's Office on June 18.
    Gribbins is now operating the business as Raywick Bar and Grill.